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Qantas Points Banking - How To Maximise Your Earn Potential

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Qantas Points are almost part of the lexicon these days in Australia. Pretty much everyone knows what they are and what they can get you (flights, holidays, products – the list goes on!).

As a member of the Qantas Points Frequent Flyer program, you can earn Qantas Points on a myriad of everyday purchases at a huge variety of retailers and organisations (as well as on eligible Qantas flights of course). You can then redeem those points with Qantas in exchange for anything from flights to package holidays, hotels to car hire, wine to gift vouchers. There are over 3,000 products too (including brands such as Apple and Dyson).

How to earn Qantas Points on your day-to-day purchases

Earning Qantas Points is easy. Qantas’ network of partners means that almost anything you do in your day to day life could earn you Qantas Points. With just a little forward planning, you can easily maximise your Qantas Points earn potential, meaning you’ll hit the threshold for your coveted reward much sooner.

So what forward planning are we talking about? Whenever you’re planning a day out, a holiday or even reviewing your household bills, check the Qantas Points website to see if there’s an option that suits you and earns you Qantas Points.

How to maximise your Qantas Points earn potential with banking products

In addition to earning points on certain Qantas flights, another way to increase your Qantas Points earn potential is to have a credit card where you earn Qantas Points on eligible purchases.

In fact, we offer four products that have Qantas Points earn potential – our Qantas Points Saver, Visa Platinum Credit Card, Qantas Points Car Loan and our Qantas Points Home Loan.1

With our Visa Platinum Credit Card you can earn 1 Qantas Point for every $1 spent on eligible purchases from $1-$2,500 per calendar month. Then 0.5 Qantas Points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases above $2,501 in that same month.2

With our Qantas Points Home Loan, you can earn 150 Qantas Points per annum for every $1000 of your loan balance, credited monthly. It’s important to remember that any amount held in your offset account will reduce your loan balance for the purposes of the Qantas Points calculation.

Imagine that – earning Qantas Points just by doing the grocery shopping, grabbing a coffee or paying a bill. You’ll be surprised by how quickly your Qantas Points balance adds up! Hello rewards!

Check out our Qantas Points Calculator page for more detail on how our products can earn you Qantas Points.

 

  Disclaimer

Qudos Mutual Limited trading as Qudos Bank ABN 53 087 650 557 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence 238 305.

The information in this article is of a general nature and has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on the information, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances.

1Qantas Points accrue in accordance with and subject to the Qantas Points Banking Terms and Conditions (available on our website). You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply, however, Qudos Bank has arranged to provide Qantas Frequent Flyer membership with the joining fee waived to Qudos Bank members who are not already a Qantas Frequent Flyer member and who apply at qantas.com/joinffqudos. Membership and the earning and redemption of Qantas Points are subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program available online at qantas.com/terms. This offer is non transferable and not available in conjunction with any other offer. Qantas Frequent Flyer membership and each application is subject to approval by Qantas. Qudos Bank recommends that you seek independent tax advice in respect of the tax consequences (including fringe benefits tax, and goods and services tax and income tax) arising from the use of this product or from participating in the Qantas Frequent Flyer program or from using any of the rewards or other available program facilities.

2Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, ATO payments, Bpay, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges or traveller's cheques and foreign currencies - these do not earn Qantas Points. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the Visa Platinum Credit Card Terms and Conditions. Qantas Points can be earned on a maximum of $200,000 of eligible purchases per customer for each 12 month period, commencing from the date your account is opened and each account anniversary thereafter (Eligible Transaction Cap), regardless of the number of Qudos Bank Platinum Credit Cards held by you.

 

Article published November 2018